Handbook of Research on Wireless Multimedia: Quality of Service and Solutions

Handbook of Research on Wireless Multimedia: Quality of Service and Solutions

Nicola Cranley (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland) and Liam Murphy (University College Dublin, Ireland)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: July, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 544
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-820-8
ISBN13: 9781599048208|ISBN10: 1599048205|EISBN13: 9781599048239
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Description:

The recent rapid advances in wireless technologies have created a demand for high quality multimedia applications and services. These advanced multimedia applications give rise to a new set of challenges in providing Quality of Service (QoS) when delivering these services over wireless networks.

Handbook of Research on Wireless Multimedia: Quality of Service and Solutions highlights and discusses the underlying QoS issues that arise in the delivery of real-time multimedia services over wireless networks. This cutting-edge book presents state-of-the-art solutions from leading researchers active in the field to address the QoS issues for different wireless multimedia applications.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Broadband satellite
  • Buffer control techniques
  • MANETs
  • Mobile Devices
  • NGN environment
  • QoS
  • Radio Resource Management
  • Resource Management
  • Streaming
  • Transport protocols
  • Video services
  • VoIP
  • Wireless multimedia
  • Wireless Network
  • WLAN
Reviews and Testimonials

I believe Wireless Multimedia: Quality of Service and Solutions will stand out as a long lasting reference book in the field of mobile multimedia for many years to come

– Abbas Jamalipour, Fellow IEEE Sydney, Australia

This book presents state of the art research that tackles the challenges of providing QoS for multimedia services of wireless technologies.

– Nicola Cranley, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

Cradley and Murphy present recent research into the provision of quality of service for multimedia services of wireless technologies.

– Book News Inc. (December 2008)
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Editor/Author Biographies
Nicola Cranley received her B.Sc. in Applied Physics with French from Dublin City University in 1998, M.Sc. in Computing for Commerce and Industry from the Open University in 2004, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University College Dublin in 2004. Dr. Cranley has published over 25 refereed journal and conference papers in the areas of video quality analysis, QoS for multimedia streaming and wireless multimedia. Her research interests include wireless video streaming, video adaptation and wireless networks.
Liam Murphy received a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from University College Dublin in 1985, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 1988 and 1992 respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor in Computer Science at University College Dublin, where he is Director of the Performance Engineering Laboratory. Prof. Murphy has published over 100 refereed journal and conference papers on various topics, including multimedia transmissions, dynamic and adaptive resource allocation algorithms, and software development. His current research projects involve mobile and wireless systems, computer network convergence issues, and web services performance issues. Prof. Murphy is a Member of the IEEE and a Fellow of the Irish Computer Society.
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  • Gavin Dudeney, The Consultants-E, Spain
  • Clarissa Jordão
  • Terry Kidd, University of Texas, USA
  • Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Jeannette Littlemore, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Steve Mann, University of Warwick, UK
  • Vera Menezes, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Peppi Taalas, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Jacques Viens, Université de Montréal, Canada
  • Panayiotis Zaphiris, City University London, UK
  • Felicia Zhang, University of Canberra, Australia